Yule Eve at Gryphon Park

  Yule Eve brought their yearly journey into the forest behind Gryphon Park Manor to find next year’s Yule Log. This was followed by smearing butter on the outer lintels for the returning sun to melt—so the sun would have the sustenance it needed to burn more brightly again—and the moonlit Yule Buck procession, as…

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Christmas Choices for the Reader!

Here find all things Wright and Lamplighter from this past year.  MOTH AND COBWEB   In just over a year, John has written six Moth and Cobweb books!  The Green Knight's Squire trilogy and the Dark Avenger's Sidekick trilogy. These stories follow the adventures of young half-elves as they try to protec humanity from the…

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Come One, Come All and Share the Wonder!

Come join us on Facebook on November 21st at 2:30 to celebrate a new Book of Unexpected Enlightenment: The Awful Truth about Forgetting! With fun and games and giveaways from many fine authors including:  Nick Cole, John L. Monk, Declan Finn, Jane Lebak, Dave Butler, Marina Fontaine, Steve Johnson, Virginia Johnson, Kacey Ezell, Ben Zwychy,…

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What Age Are the Rachel Griffin Novels For?

First book, FREE today! You think this would be an easy question…but it's not. Let me ask you: What age are fairytales for? What age are Grimm's fairytales for? What age is Ursula LeGuin's A Wizard of Earthsea for? When I was young, books were categorized much differently than they are now. Fantasy was closer…

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The Triumph of Rachel Griffin

Before we start our post for today, I am overjoyed to announce: Rachel and the Many-Splendored Dreamland  *** Six years ago, just about this time of the year, a couple of my closest friends decided to start a new roleplaying game. I wasn't really interested. I had young kids. I felt played out. Most of the…

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The Wright Stuff!

We now have a shop at Zazzle. There are collections there with items from the Books of Unexpected Enlightenment, the Prospero's Children (Daughter) series, Tales of Moth and Cobweb, and the general writings of John C. Wright. At the suggestion of teen author and superfan April Freeman, the shop is called:   The Wright Stuff   Want…

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God, Robot!

New anthology with stories by John and myself!   GOD, ROBOT, edited by Anthony Marchetta, is a collection of intertwined stories that explore the meaning of intelligence, faith, retribution, and redemption. It is the year 6080 AD. Detective Theseus Hollywell has at last discovered the hiding place of William Locke, a notorious fugitive from justice…

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